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Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 11
Health Care User
John Wallace | Dear American neighbour: Canada's health care system rocks!
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 11
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | This week, the president attempted to regain control of the health care reform debate with a speech before a special joint session of Congress.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog September 11
James Laxer | While efforts have been made by the Harper government to convince us that the war in Afghanistan is our first line of defence against terrorism directed at us, Canadians just don't believe this.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 11
Emily Hunter | Today we headed to Fort McMurray, ground zero of the tar sands project.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 11
Raquel Brown, Media Consortium Blogger | Green jobs czar and racial justice advocate Van Jones resigned from his position as environmental adviser to the White House over Labor Day weekend.
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 11
rabble staff | Tune into rabbletv Oct. 1 for a LIVE event direct from Parliament Hill! NDP International Trade Critic, Peter Julian will be hosting the launch of the national tour of the film You, Me and the SPP.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 10
Sandra Currie | Dear American neighbour: I'm a 70 year old mother and grandmother -- in the peak of health because of our excellent health care system!
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 10
Jean R. Macintyre | Dear American neighbours: It is a great pity that the people who are being listened to in your country are the ones who are making huge profits - at your expense!
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 10
Fiona McMurran | Dear American neighbours: Who profited from my operation? Nobody. Numerous healthcare professionals were paid to do their jobs, and they did them well.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! September 10
Matthew Adams | There isn't much you don't do in American politics, but you don't shout at the President when he address Congress and the netroots has responded to the man who did just that.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 10
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Last night, President Obama laid out his vision for health care reform before a special joint session of Congress.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 10
Keith Simmonds | Dear American neighbour: I'm Canadian, I've had major surgery, no cost to me...
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 10
Meghan Hildebrand
Meghan Hildebrand | Dear American neighbour, As a Canadian I am very proud of our health care system. I am a self-employed 31-year old artist...
Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog September 10
rabble staff | The organizers of the Toronto Declaration -- No Celebration of Occupation are pleased to announce that more than 1,000 people from around the world -- including many Israelis -- have signed on.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 10
Emily Hunter | Today, in my journey to the tar sands, I talked with people from the other side of the debate, pro-tar sands.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 10
Nezua, Media Consortium Blogger | We're coming to the close of the year in which President Obama said that immigration reform would be a priority.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog September 10
James Laxer | As Barack Obama struggles against the forces of reaction and corporate greed to reform the American health care system, he is not merely seeking improved health care for millions of Americans.
Blog - Health Care Testimonials From Canadians September 9
Health Care User
rabble staff | Canadians have been watching and reading about your national debate over how to reform your health care system.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 9
Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Today, President Obama will spell out his vision for health care reform.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 9
Emily Hunter | Day three of my journey to the tar sands I devoted to talking with eco-activists in Edmonton. Environmentalists who believe change can happen and happen for the better with the oil problem in Alberta.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! September 9
Matthew Adams | Happy Halloween! Harper puts on Bush's costume of Fear Of Elections and soon will start handing out pre-election goodies.
Blog - Blair Redlin September 9
Blair Redlin | A Michael Ignatieff government might well be worse than Harper's. It's time to start calling out Ignatieff.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 8
Emily Hunter | Today I hit Calgary in my journey to the tar sands, the oil headquarters of Alberta. All the oil giants rest in this part of Albertan land -- Esso, Shell, Petro Canada.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog September 8
TMC MediaWire Blogger, Zach Carter | A new study conducted by a team of academics reveals that the majority of workers at the bottom of the economic ladder have been shorted on their paychecks as recently as last week.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog September 8
Judy Rebick | Environmental justice visionary Van Jones resigned his post in Obama's White House Sunday under a barrage of red-baiting from Fox News. How can we support him and what he stands for.
Blog - John Bonnar's September 8
John Bonnar | See photos from yesterday's Labour Day Parade in Toronto.
Blog - StopWar Blog September 7
Dave Markland | American forces in Afghanistan recently raided a Swedish NGO-run hospital.
Blog - StopWar Blog September 7
Dave Markland | Afghan journalism student Pervez Kambakhsh has finally been released from prison by the Karzai government.
Blog - EcoHuntress September 7
Emily Hunter | Three days after leaving Toronto, traveling eco-friendly by train, I've arrived in Alberta. The province many are calling a "petrostate."
Blog - John Bonnar's September 5
John Bonnar | Last Tuesday, the No Games Toronto group gathered to voice their opposition to the Pan Am Games bid, which they say is estimated to cost $2.4 billion dollars.

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